As a PADI National Geographic Diver, you join an elite group of explorers, adventurers and conservationists. The insight and training you gain during this program will broaden your awareness and take your diving skills to a new level. You'll learn to observe and explore like an underwater scientist.
If you already are a PADI Open Water Diver or certified by another organization, visit our National Geographic Speciailty page. The National Geographic Speciailty Course consists of a knowledge review based on information from the National Geographic Diver Almanac and
DVD. In addition, you'll fine-tune your buoyancy, navigation, exploration, and observation skills while on an open water dive.
PADI National Geographic Diver Course requires a minimum age of 10.
Your experience begins with the PADI Open Water Diver program, enhanced with adventures unique to the PADI National Geographic Diver program. You will learn to explore with detail, identify important underwater features and navigate with certainty. You will have the diving knowledge and practice to manoeuvre with poise along the reef ecosystems.
You’ll learn basic dive skills and safety information through the PADI Open Water Diver course.
You’ll be introduced to worldwide dive environments and opportunities by interacting with the PADI National Geographic Diver Almanac and DVD.